The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 518 612 515
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -97
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 409 339 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 323 270 333
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 386 £75,000 -3.22% 37
London +64 247 £87,500 +9.37% 20
City of London +50 72 £75,000 -6.25% 11
South East +33 53 £70,000 -6.66% 4
East of England +13 23 £66,250 +0.37% 1
Scotland +29 17 £60,000 -5.88% 1
Berkshire +7 16 £75,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +3 16 £52,500 -16.00% 2
North West +2 15 £61,215 -10.96% 2
Cheshire +16 14 £61,215 -27.98% 2
Bedford +43 13 £66,250 +39.47%
Bedfordshire +24 13 £66,250 +35.89%
West Yorkshire +4 12 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Leeds +2 12 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Glasgow - 12 £43,913 - 1
Warrington - 11 £61,215 -
West Sussex +16 10 £62,500 -19.35%
West Midlands -26 10 £60,000 -14.28%
Surrey +25 9 £62,500 -34.21%
East Midlands +5 7 £62,500 -1.96% 5
East Sussex -1 6 £69,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £62,500 -13.79%
Coventry -15 6 £62,898 -10.14%
Edinburgh +8 5 £85,000 +30.76%
Uxbridge - 5 £80,000 -
Brighton +7 4 £69,000 -
Essex +4 4 £65,000 +17.11%
Hertfordshire -23 4 £70,000 +6.06%
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 3
Barton-upon-Humber - 4 - - 2

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 319 (41.21%) Finance
2 256 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (24.03%) Java
4 169 (21.83%) Oracle
5 167 (21.58%) TOGAF
6 164 (21.19%) Banking
7 142 (18.35%) .NET
8 134 (17.31%) Microsoft
9 129 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 114 (14.73%) Scrum
11 109 (14.08%) SQL Server
11 109 (14.08%) Web Services
12 108 (13.95%) SOA
13 106 (13.70%) C#
14 105 (13.57%) SQL
15 103 (13.31%) Middleware
16 101 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 100 (12.92%) Windows
17 100 (12.92%) Enterprise Architecture
18 98 (12.66%) Retail
19 97 (12.53%) E-Commerce
20 92 (11.89%) Zachman Framework
21 89 (11.50%) HTML
22 86 (11.11%) TDD
23 84 (10.85%) Mentoring
24 83 (10.72%) XML
25 80 (10.34%) WebSphere
26 72 (9.30%) Apache
27 71 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
27 71 (9.17%) Business Intelligence

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 80 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 72 (9.30%) Apache
3 60 (7.75%) IIS
4 56 (7.24%) Tomcat
5 48 (6.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 48 (6.20%) Oracle Coherence
6 22 (2.84%) WebSphere Process Server
6 22 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.81%) JBoss
9 11 (1.42%) CMS
9 11 (1.42%) Node.js
10 10 (1.29%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.16%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.65%) Magnolia
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (3.49%) SAP FI
1 27 (3.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 27 (3.49%) SAP CO
1 27 (3.49%) RMDS
2 12 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.16%) SAP SCM
3 9 (1.16%) SAP LE
3 9 (1.16%) SAP HR
4 8 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.39%) Magento
8 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.26%) Endur
8 2 (0.26%) Findur
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.13%) Summit
9 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.42%) SaaS
5 7 (0.90%) Office 365
6 5 (0.65%) IaaS
7 4 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.26%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) Force.com
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.66%) LAN
2 64 (8.27%) WAN
2 64 (8.27%) SAN
3 58 (7.49%) Internet
4 51 (6.59%) HTTP
5 50 (6.46%) Fibre Channel
6 49 (6.33%) NAS
7 48 (6.20%) FCoE
7 48 (6.20%) Multicast
8 23 (2.97%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.16%) Firewall
10 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.52%) DHCP
13 3 (0.39%) DNS
14 2 (0.26%) SSL
14 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.26%) Wireless
14 2 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 71 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (8.91%) DB2
4 54 (6.98%) Big Data
5 38 (4.91%) MySQL
6 37 (4.78%) Hadoop
7 28 (3.62%) HBase
8 27 (3.49%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 17 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.68%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.68%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.16%) OLAP
15 8 (1.03%) Riak
15 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 17 (2.20%) ReSharper
4 14 (1.81%) MSI
5 8 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.65%) Subversion
6 5 (0.65%) Maven
7 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.39%) MSTest
8 3 (0.39%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.39%) NUnit
8 3 (0.39%) JUnit
9 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.13%) Grunt
10 1 (0.13%) Ant
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 319 (41.21%) Finance
2 164 (21.19%) Banking
3 98 (12.66%) Retail
4 33 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.49%) Marketing
7 22 (2.84%) Back Office
8 20 (2.58%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.07%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.29%) Local Government
10 10 (1.29%) Automotive
11 7 (0.90%) Electronics
12 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.78%) Legal
13 4 (0.52%) Games
14 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) Front Office
14 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (18.35%) .NET
2 109 (14.08%) Web Services
3 103 (13.31%) Middleware
4 89 (11.50%) HTML
5 83 (10.72%) XML
6 59 (7.62%) CSS
7 56 (7.24%) J2EE
8 50 (6.46%) ASP.NET
9 44 (5.68%) jQuery
10 38 (4.91%) REST
11 36 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (4.65%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.01%) Hibernate
12 31 (4.01%) Spring
13 27 (3.49%) Rendezvous
13 27 (3.49%) XSLT
13 27 (3.49%) Ultra Messaging
14 26 (3.36%) Oracle Fusion
15 25 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
16 24 (3.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.98%) Mainframe
2 42 (5.43%) Open Source
3 33 (4.26%) Online Banking
4 31 (4.01%) User Experience
4 31 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 28 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (3.62%) Data Integration
7 24 (3.10%) Mobile Banking
8 22 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.45%) DataPower
10 14 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.55%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.55%) Clustering
12 10 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.90%) DTV
13 7 (0.90%) NHS
14 5 (0.65%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
15 4 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (12.92%) Windows
2 60 (7.75%) Linux
3 55 (7.11%) Solaris
4 8 (1.03%) UNIX
4 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.90%) Android
6 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.52%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.52%) VME
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (21.58%) TOGAF
3 114 (14.73%) Scrum
4 108 (13.95%) SOA
5 101 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (12.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 97 (12.53%) E-Commerce
8 92 (11.89%) Zachman Framework
9 86 (11.11%) TDD
10 84 (10.85%) Mentoring
11 71 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (7.88%) MVC
13 53 (6.85%) Line Management
14 48 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
15 47 (6.07%) Benchmarking
16 43 (5.56%) Project Management
16 43 (5.56%) Analytics
17 40 (5.17%) Web Development
18 38 (4.91%) OO
19 35 (4.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 186 (24.03%) Java
2 129 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 106 (13.70%) C#
4 105 (13.57%) SQL
5 49 (6.33%) Python
6 20 (2.58%) PHP
7 15 (1.94%) Ruby
8 14 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.03%) ABAP
10 7 (0.90%) Groovy
11 6 (0.78%) COBOL
12 4 (0.52%) Scala
12 4 (0.52%) R
13 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.26%) Perl
14 2 (0.26%) C
14 2 (0.26%) C++
14 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (7.49%) Degree
2 10 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.16%) CISSP
4 7 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.90%) ISEB
5 5 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.39%) MCSE
7 3 (0.39%) CCNP
7 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.39%) CISM
7 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.26%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.13%) QA
2 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.65%) COBIT
3 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.26%) EMIR
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (6.20%) NFS
1 48 (6.20%) SRDF
2 45 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.71%) Xen
5 21 (2.71%) KVM
6 19 (2.45%) Active Directory
7 14 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.65%) vSphere
9 4 (0.52%) Docker
10 2 (0.26%) HDFS
10 2 (0.26%) Varnish
10 2 (0.26%) XenApp
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (2.58%) Tivoli
2 19 (2.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 19 (2.45%) TeamSite
2 19 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.20%) SCCM
4 14 (1.81%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.26%) SCOM
5 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
6 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 169 (21.83%) Oracle
2 134 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 69 (8.91%) IBM
4 55 (7.11%) Cisco
4 55 (7.11%) VMware
5 51 (6.59%) SAP
6 50 (6.46%) EMC
6 50 (6.46%) Intel
6 50 (6.46%) NetApp
7 40 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (3.88%) TIBCO
9 29 (3.75%) Citrix
10 28 (3.62%) Sybase
11 27 (3.49%) DataSynapse
12 25 (3.23%) Google
13 23 (2.97%) Facebook
14 22 (2.84%) HP
15 19 (2.45%) LogLogic
16 9 (1.16%) hybris
17 8 (1.03%) Demandware
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Car Allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 100,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Bonus Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barton-upon-humber, Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits, Onsite Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50000 - £80000
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Health
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 13 days ago